European Council: joint intermediary press conference by Herman van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso
EU Heads of State or Government met in Brussels on 23 and 24 June 2011 for a European Council devoted to economic matters, migration, the EU's Southern Neighbourhood and Croatia's accession to the EU.
Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council, and José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, held a joint press conference after the first day of meeting.
On 23 June, the Council discussions fell into three parts: economic policy coordination, with the work done in the European Semester and the Euro Plus Pact; the implementation of the comprehensive March package; and the situation of the countries under EU/IMF programs, not to mention Greece. SHOTLISTLINKLINK